By Susan Crabtree | 03/03/14 06:52 PM
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power Monday strongly challenged Russia's defense of its invasion of Ukraine's Crimea region as a human rights mission aimed at protecting the ethnic Russian population there. Power, arguing in front of her Russian counterpart and other members of...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/03/14 04:16 PM
President Obama on Monday pressed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over Mideast peace talks, saying that both sides had to make “tough decisions” and would need to “compromise” to reach an accord.
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/03/14 03:49 PM
President Obama on Monday assured Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of his “absolute commitment” to prevent a nuclear-armed Iran. “My absolute commitment is that Iran does not acquire a nuclear weapon,” Obama told reporters ahead of his meeting with the Israeli leader at the...
By Susan Crabtree | 03/03/14 03:16 PM
Russian President Vladimir Putin showed no signs of bending to world leaders' warnings about his military intervention in Ukraine on Monday, as pressure grew on President Obama to take measures to punish Moscow. Reports said Russian troops ordered the crews of two Ukrainian warships to...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/03/14 03:14 PM
President Obama on Monday said the U.S. was weighing a number of measures to “isolate Russia” if Moscow did not de-escalate the crisis in the Ukraine and end their military intervention.
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/03/14 12:25 PM
First lady Michelle Obama will travel to China for a weeklong visit in March, where she will meet with students and promote the “importance of education,” the White House announced on Monday.
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/03/14 11:56 AM
Vice President Joe Biden spoke with Russian Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev on Monday and urged Moscow to withdraw military forces from Ukraine's Crimean peninsula.
By Sardul Singh Minhas | 03/01/14 07:22 PM
India is an important natural ally of the United States, with shared roots in democracy and an ongoing turn toward a free-market economy. It will also be an increasingly powerful -- India is projected by HSBC Bank to have the world’s third-largest economy in 2050. But India is at...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/01/14 06:04 PM
President Obama spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday, urging him to withdraw military forces from Ukraine and expressing "deep concern" over the situation. The two leaders spoke for 90 minutes in an effort to defuse an international crisis in Ukraine, after Russia sent...
By Charles Hoskinson | 03/01/14 12:24 PM
President Obama is tiptoeing around Russia's apparent intervention to help separatists in Ukraine's Crimea region, but what else can he do when he has squandered any clout he might have had? Obama came to the podium in the White House to say that "we are now deeply concerned by military...
By Charles Hoskinson | 02/28/14 07:11 PM
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin couldn't help but gloat Friday at reports that Russian troops had moved into Ukraine. After all, the media mocked her mercilessly when she criticized President Obama during the 2008 campaign, saying: "After the Russian army invaded the nation of Georgia, Senator...
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/28/14 06:33 PM
President Obama was interrupted by a heckler who questioned his foreign policy toward Russia and Ukraine during an address to a Democratic National Committee meeting in Washington. “Tell the public your plan -- tell us about your plan for nuclear war with Russia,” an audience member...
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/28/14 05:41 PM
President Obama on Friday delivered a stern warning to Russia that there “will be costs” if they militarily intervene in neighboring Ukraine. “We are now deeply concerned by reports of military movements taken by the Russian Federation inside of Ukraine,” said the president in a...
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/28/14 01:40 PM
The White House on Friday said the U.S. has warned Russia that any intervention in Ukraine would be a “grave mistake,” urging Moscow to respect its neighbor's sovereignty. White House press secretary Jay Carney said the administration is watching to see “whether or not Russia is doing...
By Kelly Cohen | 02/28/14 12:51 PM
Few Americans have likely ever heard of the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, but the State Department's inspector general has.
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